Transformation Street

Series One, Episode One of Transformation Street aired last night on ITV is the latest in the media’s current fixation with normalising sex-change for a new generation. The plinky plonky music and the playing of ‘Natural Woman’ during vaginoplasty surgery for a man set the cheerful tone of a documentary which follows several patients through gender […]

Trans 101 – A ‘How Not To’ Parenting Guide

 The BBC Social   On May 17 BBC The Social, a social media platform for ‘creative people across Scotland’ posted the above video in a tweet in support of the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (#IDAHOBIT2017). In contrast, here’s an example of The Social’s attitude towards women: Shake your tits it’s Friday ?? pic.twitter.com/ctz4mLqDl2 […]

Is It Surprising That Referrals Of Children To The Tavistock Clinic Continue To Soar? Media Report 2016 – 17

Referral figures for the Tavistock clinic Gender Identity Development Service, just announced, have risen from 1,419 last year to a total of 2,016 this year, an increase of 42%. The number of children who feel they are ‘trapped in the wrong body’ and need to transition to the opposite sex continues to soar year on […]

Transgender Kids – Who Knows Best?

The documentary Transgender Kids – Who Knows Best? broadcast on BBC2 on Thursday night, January 12, was a long overdue presentation of an important debate which needs to be heard in public. (No longer available on BBC iplayer but you can view it here) Previous media coverage of “trans kids” (BBC’s output summed up here) has relentlessly […]

The BBC Presents “I’m A Non-Binary Ten-Year-Old”

Despite the recent outcry over the Science Museum’s “What Sex Is My Brain?” exhibit, the BBC continues to relentlessly promote brain sex theory by another name, the latest example being “I’m a non-binary 10-year-old” on Radio 4 last week. This show seriously presented the idea that a ‘girl’ brain is recognisable by ownership of a Barbie […]

‘I Am Leo’ A Response To CBBC

Many thanks to Helen Saxby for writing this post in response to the BBC regarding their reply to her complaint about the CBBC programme ‘I Am Leo’ (previously written about here). It seems that everyone received the same reply from the BBC and we’re grateful to have Helen’s permission to repost here her brilliant responses […]